Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Anafonitria

The jewel of the Ionian Sea, Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) sits as an exposed cove famed for its crystal clear water and the skeleton of an abandoned merchant shipthat's been rusting away on the white sand since 1982. The beach stretches along the northwestern shore of Zakynthos, an area defined by its sheer limestone cliffs. The turquoise water lapping against the sandy beach attracts thousands of swimmers, snorkelers, and divers, many of which arrive by cruise ships from nearby ports. For panoramic vistas of this beach, bring along some drinking water and head to the nearby village of Anafonitria, famous for its viewing platform that hangs on the edge of a steep cliff. Use our Anafonitria travel tool to arrange your visit to Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) and other attractions in Anafonitria.
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  • You don't have to say much. And the reason for everyone's trip! Place with unsurpassed beauty! Too bad you're not allowed to swim on the beach now. But it's worth the visit in any way
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  • Unfortunately the cyclone risk prevented many things. However, despite the bad weather we were able to see this beautiful beach even if we could not get off the boat. The water is an indescribable color,
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  • This beach is a DREAM. The most beautiful water I’ve ever seen! However it can and will get VERY crowded try to go as early as possible
  • lovely place :) :) :)but, it is very could and windy there
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